modules.conf

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Fri Feb 27 15:44:04 PST 2004


On Fri, 27 Feb 2004, Kevin Alm wrote:

>
> Nothing at all for ide-scsi.
>
> The reason you need to put anything in modules.conf is that the hd?=ide-scsi
> option didn't work. (If you don't have an initrd containing ide-scsi.o ) Have
> a look with dmesg. The ide scan happens well before / gets mounted, so /lib/
> modules/<version> isn't available and the hd?=ide-scsi kernel option does
> nothing. It's similar to compiling the root filesystem as a module without an
> initrd, only the error isn't fatal so you don't get a kernel panic.
> Certainly, you can solve the problem with modules.conf, but compiling in
> ide-scsi is a lot simpler.
>
> Regards,
> Kevin
>

 OK, I've learned something else.  Thanks.

Ken
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